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Johnny’s Stroganoff

 

Johnny's Stroganoff
 
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My take on stroganoff. Savory beef, mushrooms and onions in a sour cream based sauce
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Recipe type: Classic comfort food
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs beef cubed (chuck roast, rib roast/steaks, etc.)
  • 1 lb Sliced mushrooms
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 qt beef stock
  • 4 cubes beef bouillon
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 tsp fresh ground pepper
Instructions
  1. Brown beef in heavy bottom pan (Dutch oven works great) on high heat
  2. Reduce heat to medium and add mushrooms and onions. Cook until onions are translucent and mushrooms are soft.
  3. Add beef bouillon cubes and stock. Reduce heat and simmer for 1½ hours until beef is tender
  4. Add sour cream and simmer for 15 minutes until sauce slightly thickens
  5. While sour cream is simmering, cook egg noodles according to package instructions
  6. Once noodles are cooked, add to sauce and stir thoroughly
  7. Plate and enjoy

Amazing simple breadsticks

Amazing simple breadsticks
 
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A very easy and yummy breadstick
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Recipe type: Breadstick
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12 breadsticks
Ingredients
  • 1½ C 120 F warm water
  • 1 T instant yeast
  • 2 T sugar
  • 1 t salt
  • 2 C bread flour
  • 2 C All-purpose flour
Instructions
  1. In an electric stand mixer with the dough hook, combine water, yeast, sugar, salt and one cup of flour.
  2. Slowly add flour until dough clears the sides of the bowl and makes a ball on hook.
  3. Continue kneading for three minutes. Dough should be soft and slightly sticky.
  4. Let dough rest in the bowl for 10 minutes.
  5. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  6. On a lightly floured pastry mat or counter-top, pat the dough into a long rectangle
  7. Cut the dough into 1" wide strips with a pizza cutter.
  8. Place strips on parchment lined cookie sheet.
  9. Lightly coat with olive oil or butter and you choice of seasoning (dried herbs, kosher salt, garlic, etc.)
  10. Let rise for 20 minutes
  11. Place into oven and bake until slightly brown (about 15 minutes).

Johnny’s Coleslaw

Johnn's Coleslaw
 
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Simple and delicious. Goes great on a pulled pork sandwich!
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 small cabbage, core removed and shredded
  • 1 bunch of green onions, chopped
  • ½ C dried cranberries
  • ¾ C mayonnaise
  • ¼ C apple cider vinegar
  • 3 T brown sugar
Instructions
  1. Mix vegetables and cranberries in large bowl
  2. Mix apple cider vinegar and brown sugar in a small bowl
  3. Microwave vinegar and sugar for 30 seconds to help dissolve sugar
  4. Add vinegar/sugar and mayonnaise to vegetables
  5. Mix well
  6. Refrigerate for 1 hour

 

Johnny’s Salsa

Johnny's Salsa
 
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This is really tasty and really easy
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Recipe type: Salsa
Cuisine: Hispanic
Serves: 6 cups
Ingredients
  • 2 15oz cans fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 large onion
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 3 serrano peppers (more if you like it hotter)
  • ¼ C lime juice
  • 2 T salt
  • 2 T cumin
  • 2 T chili powder
Instructions
  1. Remove stems from cilantro
  2. Quarter onion
  3. Crush garlic
  4. Place all into food processor and process until relatively smooth

 

Johnny’s Seasoned Salt

Johnny's Seasoned Salt
 
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My own personal concoction
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Recipe type: Spice
Cuisine: American
Serves: 200 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cup salt
  • 10 T sugar
  • 5 T smoked paprika
  • 4 T garlic powder
  • 4 T onion powder
  • 2 T pepper
Instructions
  1. Mix thoroughly and use to season whatever you want

 

Summer Coleslaw

Summer Coleslaw
 
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Easy and very tasty coleslaw. Try it on your favorite pulled pork sandwich or with some fried fish.
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
Dressing
  • ⅓ C Mayonnaise
  • 1 T Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 t Brown Sugar
  • 1½ t salt
  • 1 t black pepper
Vegetables
  • 3 Carrots
  • 1½ bunches green onions
  • 1 head red cabbage
Instructions
  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine dressing ingredients and set aside
  2. Grate the carrots
  3. Slice green onions into ¼" pieces
  4. Quarter the cabbage and remove the core
  5. Thinly slice cabbage into shreds
  6. Add vegetables to dressing and combine thoroughly

 

Keto Tuna Salad

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Keto Tuna Salad
 
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I really like this salad and it's keto friendly
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Recipe type: Keto Lunch Salad
Serves: 1 serving
Ingredients
  • 1 Can Tuna
  • 1 Large Boiled Egg (chopped)
  • 2 Slices Bacon
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 1 Tbsp Mayo
  • 1 Tbsp Sour Cream
  • 2 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • ¼ tsp Dill
Instructions
  1. Cook bacon
  2. Chop the onion
  3. Boil egg
  4. Open tuna and drain and place in a small bowl
  5. Add chopped onion and egg
  6. Add all other ingredients and mix well
  7. Top with crumbled bacon

 

Johnny’s Summer Citrus Punch

Johnny's Summer Citrus Punch
 
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Light easy drinking punch. Perfect for summer
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Recipe type: Beverage
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 Can Frozen Pink Lemonade
  • 2 Cans/Bottles Coronoa
  • 6 oz Smirnoff Ruby Red Vodka
  • 12 oz Club Soda
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients in large pitcher
  2. Stir gently
  3. Serve over ice

 

Tracy’s Kahlua

Tracy's Kahlua
 
My wife's Kahlua. Everyone says this is way better than the store bought stuff.
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Recipe type: Beverage
Ingredients
  • 24 C of strong brewed coffee
  • 4 lbs light brown sugar
  • 1.75 L Everclear alcohol
  • ¾ C vanilla
Instructions
  1. Brew 24 cups of strong coffee.
  2. Pour coffee into a large stock pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Add brown sugar and stir constantly for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove stock pot from heat and cool.
  5. Once cool, stir in 1.75 L Everclear.
  6. Use a funnel and pour into bottles
  7. I will often soak a vanilla bean in ¾ cup Everclear between batches then dump the vanilla bean and Everclear into the stock pot.

 

Nolan’s Huckleberry Russian

 

Nolan's Huckleberry Russian
 
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Drink created by our friendly bartender and my wife in Big Sky, Montana!
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Recipe type: Beverage
Ingredients
  • 1oz Coffee liquer
  • 1oz Kahlua
  • 1oz Huckleberry vodka
  • 1oz half and half
Instructions
  1. Pour over ice and mix